A Scam Email with the Subject "Can you assist us?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 29 Jan 2006 13:27:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "la rak" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Greetings,I am Mr. Luis from Madagascar; I need your assistance if possible please. My father Dr. Rakotozafy was killed on his way to visit the family of the late president of Togo (Mr Gnassingbe Eyadema), who died of heart attack on the 5th of February 2005 on a good Saturday.
After the death of my father, my mother took us out of Madagascar to south Africa were I manage to enter a ship to Europe. I am seeking asylum now in Europe due to the fact I don't have relatives or friends in Europe to stay with before claiming our funds that made me move to Europe. I have
informed the firm I am in Europe already for claims.Due to this effect, I need your urgent responses to move the funds lodged in by my late father before his death to your country for private investments etc.
I am seeking for your trust to assist me move this funds into your country for private investments now, and I am assured in me that you are a trustworthy person that can not only assist me get the funds into your country alone, but also keep it safe for us until my family and I come over to your country and we shall make proper arrangements for good investments together, But if you already
know a profitable business we can invest in please let me know also.Amount deposited is (US$8.5million). We shall thank you after this funds has gotten into your country through your assistance with 20percent of the total money, this is what I am going to do. If you wish we can put it in writing also. All documents covering the funds are in our custody.
Please respond to my on time if you are willing to assist us in this project.
Best regards. Mr. Luis